Tag Archives: pets

Notes from a small dog: Pets and fireworks…

She says it is fireworks season again…which means loads of pops, bangs and fizzes. Two-legses may like them… four-legses, not so much. I used to be really scared… But I’m all growed up now and my two-legs is pretty well … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Little things

She got the harness out and started chasing me. It’s a game we play, though I’m not entirely sure she knows the rules… even though we play it ‘most every day. She keeps telling me to sit still, but how … Continue reading

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Guest author: Victoria Zigler – The Degu Books

I love all animals – especially dogs, cats, horses, and rodents – But my absolute favourite animal is a lion.  There’s just something about the majestic big cats that appeals to me. As much as I’d love to have a … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the night…

From the archive: The dog, who had managed to do a very good impression of being really ill while there was chicken and crackling sent by my son to boost her failing health, was charging round the room in true … Continue reading

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Chill #midnighthaiku

Utterly relaxed It’s a dog’s life, so they say Others know better

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Beauty and the Beast – grooming the small dog…

I looked the small dog in the eye And she looked back at me… A more determined look, I think, You would go far to see. I’d only mentioned it was hot And that she must concur That summer is … Continue reading

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What price life?

The fish seem to have noticed that it is spring. The little male gourami needs floating plants in which to build a bubble nest before his mate will take his advances seriously. As they have, quite inconsiderately, eaten all the … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Absconding

She has taken her squished fingers away from the computer for a day or two to allow them a little healing time. The fact that she is running north, she says, is neither here nor there… Well, as you read … Continue reading

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Guest author: Ray (on behalf of Colin Chappell) – A dog’s life

Since she has been hogging the keyboard so much lately, I thought it was about time I got in on the act and had a friend over. Honestly… tap, tap, tap… ‘not now, girlie’ and ‘how did you manage to … Continue reading

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A note from the small dog – Betrayal

I am not a happy bunny. Well, okay, so I’m not exactly a hoppity animal with a fluffy tail and big ears. Alright, I know… let’s start that again, shall we? And we’ll  forget the ears and tail thing altogether…. … Continue reading

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